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Affordable Housing In Medina County
Ohio

20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Medina County

Liberty Plaza

253 Abbeyville Rd
Medina, Ohio
Income Based
2-4 BR
Subsidized

Creston Station

227 Coulter St
Creston, Ohio
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+

Lodi Ambassador Apartments

669 Oak Court
Lodi, Ohio
Income Based
1 BR

South Court Senior Villas

171 high point drive
Medina, Ohio
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+

Lodi Aristocrat Apartments

669 Oak Ct
Lodi, Ohio
$475
1 BR
Subsidized

Menwa Apartments

531 High St
Wadsworth, Ohio
Subsidized

Medina Creative Housing II

1120 N Huntington St
Medina, Ohio
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Union Square Apartments

308 W Union St
Medina, Ohio
Subsidized

Society Assisted Living

7373 Ryan Rd
Medina, Ohio
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Villas Apartments

222-1/2 Fairlawn Extension
Rittman, Ohio
Market Rate

Housing Authorities that serve Medina County

Housing Authority Programs
Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Medina County, Ohio

There are 20 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,394 affordable apartments for rent in Medina County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Medina County, Ohio

Medina County features 912 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Medina County, Ohio

There are 434 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Medina County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Medina County, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Medina County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Medina County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Medina County, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $779 and $952.

2021 Medina County, Ohio Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Fair Market Rent $599 $705 $865 $1,137 $1,188
Payment Standard Range $539 to $659 $635 to $776 $779 to $952 $1,023 to $1,251 $1,069 to $1,307

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Medina County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 1,394
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 912
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.65%
Average Renter Household Size 2.22
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $66,952 ±$1,345
Median Rent $824 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.88% ± 3.49pp
Total Population 174,831

Population and Household Demographics

Medina County is a county in Ohio with a population of 174,831. There are 66,002 households in the county with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 20.65% of households in Medina County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Medina County

The median gross income for households in Medina County is $66,952 a year, or $5,579 a month. The median rent for the county is $824 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Medina County, a household making less than $2,747 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.88% of households who rent are overburdened in Medina County.

Area Median Income In Medina County

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

In Medina County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,000

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Medina County

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Medina County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,000 $18,250 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,600 $30,400 $34,200 $38,000 $41,050 $44,100 $47,150 $50,200
80% of Median $42,600 $48,650 $54,750 $60,800 $65,700 $70,550 $75,400 $80,300

Cities In Medina County

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City Served By
Brunswick The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brunswick is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Chippewa Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chippewa Lake is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Creston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Creston is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Gloria Glens Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gloria Glens Park is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Lodi The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lodi is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Medina The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Medina is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Rittman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rittman is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Seville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seville is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Spencer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spencer is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Wadsworth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wadsworth is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Westfield Center The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westfield Center is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.